Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Study Guide Act 2, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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A few moments later, Nick returns and tells George that Honey is still in the bathroom, and explains that she's sick quite frequently. He confesses to George that she was pregnant when they got married, lost the baby, and hasn't been pregnant since. George pours more drinks and asks Nick whether he's still drinking bourbon. Nick says yes. The mention of bourbon prompts George to tell the story of how he went out with some friends when he was a teenager, how one of the boys he was with had accidentally killed his mother with a shotgun some years before, and how that boy ordered "bergin" instead of bourbon. He tells how everybody in the bar eventually heard the story, how they all laughed and how they got their drinks for free. Finally, he tells how the boy was out driving with his...

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